Rees Fitness 12 Days Of Christmas Challenge

Rees Fitness 12 Days Of Christmas Challenge! Merry Christmas!  I hope you are making it safely through the Rees Fitness Advent Challenge (if you don’t know what I’m talking about, click here). This is just to give you a quick heads up as to what will happen once the Advent Challenge finishes on Christmas Eve.  Because … Read more Rees Fitness 12 Days Of Christmas Challenge

Something special for you in December…

Some special stuff coming up for you… It’s nearly December, so in the spirit of jumping on the bandwagon, get ready for some Christmas themed challenges!  This year we have the Advent Challenge and the 12 Days Of Christmas Challenge… Advent Challenge Starting on December 1st, each day I will publish a mini workout for … Read more Something special for you in December…

Sometimes you gotta just clock in, do your thing, then clock out.

This is very relevant at this time of year, so I’ve been saying it a lot to people over the last week. Everyone has had a couple of weeks off, they been eating and drinking too much and vegging on the sofa and now they are back doing exercise again. And this first session back … Read more Sometimes you gotta just clock in, do your thing, then clock out.

Surviving Christmas week

Merry Christmas everyone! It’s nearly here. Things have wound right down at work with me over the last few days. So here I am to give you my favourite tip on how to get through the next couple of weeks intact. Plan ahead… Make sure you enjoy yourself, don’t be a grinch and make yourself … Read more Surviving Christmas week

How to get through Christmas without bursting your belt

How to get through Christmas without bursting your belt We were chatting the other day and trying to come up with ways to help each other get through Christmas without falling spectacularly off the wagon.  It was important that these things were practical and didn’t stop people from enjoying themselves.  Here are some of the … Read more How to get through Christmas without bursting your belt

How to enjoy Christmas and get back into training afterwards.

It’s nearly Christmas.  It’s a predictable time of the year.  We know when it is and we know the way things pan out during and after it.  Usually something like the following: Training/exercise winds down in run up to Christmas. Eating/drinking winds up in run up to Christmas. Training/exercise stops entirely at Christmas. Eating/drinking rockets … Read more How to enjoy Christmas and get back into training afterwards.

Next Grassington Bootcamp will be Dec 21st.

Over the next 3 weeks running up to Christmas, there will be no Grassington Bootcamp.  This is because the whole of Grassington will be taken over by the Dickensian Festival!  So the next Grassington Bootcamp will be on  Saturday Dec 21st! Please pass this on to anyone you might think should know. But never fear. … Read more Next Grassington Bootcamp will be Dec 21st.

Getting ready for Christmas

I have mentioned periodisation before (click here).  It is the “big picture” view of training.  It is about managing your training in such a way as to maximise your results. I talked before about doing things in a certain order, but it also means managing when you can work hard and when you need to ease off to recover.  In this way, periodisation works on different time scales, such as:

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